Stevia use on the up for food and beverages

Evolva developing next-gen sweetener with Cargill

Evolva and Cargill are collaboration on a next-generation stevia sweetener, earmarked for a 2018 launch. EverSweet is a next-gen stevia sweetener that solves both the...
PureCircle to step-up stevia planting this year

PureCircle produces stevia extract with ‘sugar-like’ taste

PureCircle has produced the first stevia leaf extract from the new StarLeaf stevia, which contains over 20 times more sugar-like steviol glycoside content compared...
Healthy food brand secure £3m for upscaling innovation

Healthy food brand secure £3m for upscaling innovation

Healthy food brand Wheyhey has secured £3 million investment which will help drive innovation plans for the coming year. The company aims to “change the...
Electricity produced protein could be answer to world hunger

Electricity produced protein could be answer to world hunger

Researchers in Finland have produced a batch of single-cell protein using electricity and carbon dioxide. The researchers – from Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) and...
Beyond Meat builds Innovation Centre in Los Angeles

SuperMeat raises $3m to advance clean meat revolution

Israeli food tech start-up, SuperMeat, is driving its clean meat revolution forward after raising $3 million in seeding funding. Further to this funding, the biotech...

KHS wins World Beverage Innovation Award for lightweight 1-liter PET milk...

At this year's BrauBeviale in Nuremberg, KHS GmbH was presented with the World Beverage Innovation Award from British publisher FoodBev Media for its lightweight...
Research partnership paves way for next-gen meat substitutes

Research partnership paves way for next-gen meat substitutes

Plant Meat Matters, a four year public-private partnership paving the way for a new generation of meat substitutes, is launching this spring. With partners covering...
In brief: Hershey snaps up SkinnyPop parent in $1.6bn deal

Rapidly growing popcorn category could herald greater category growth

Popcorn has been hailed as Britain’s fastest-growing grocery product (ebbed on its health halo) which could lead to greater product development and category growth. This...
No whey! Stilton leftovers brewed into beer

No whey! Stilton leftovers brewed into beer

Whey may be on-trend for boosting protein levels in sports and health nutrition, but a brewery has teamed-up with Arla and come up with...

Shoppers to get healthier snack brand at Morrisons

Calbee UK, the first European subsidiary of Calbee Inc, the £1.2bn Japanese savoury snack supplier, has announced that Morrisons will sell its first brand,...

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